At a time when the Jewish state is increasingly discussed and debated in social situations—over dinner, on a date, at a party—defenders of Israel need to be equipped to communicate with those who do not accept their position. Such conversations can often turn heated, uncomfortable and sometimes even embarrassing.
In his talk, Jonah Cohen will lay out a conversational strategy for gracefully maneuvering and managing difficult discussions after friends or acquaintances have made provocative statements. You’ll learn proven tactics for getting people to think about your views on Israel without upsetting the evening or losing friends.
Jonah Cohen is the communications director for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis (CAMERA). He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and religion from the University of London. His essays have appeared in The Hill, The New Republic, The Jerusalem Post, The Times of Israel, RealClearPolitics and many other publications.+ More... - Less...
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